Spurs Name Jim Boylen Assistant Coach
June 28, 2013
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have hired Jim Boylen as an assistant coach. Boylen, who brings over 27 years of coaching experience to the bench, spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the Indiana Pacers.
Prior to the Pacers, the Michigan native served as head coach for the University of Utah from 2007-11 and compiled a 69-60 overall record. In his second season, Boylen led the Utes to the Mountain West regular season and postseason conference championships. That earned Utah a fifth seed in the NCAA tournament, the highest ever for the conference at that time.
Prior to his stint with Utah, Boylen served as an assistant for the Michigan State Spartans on two separate occasions from 2005-07 and 1987-92. He also served as an assistant with the Milwaukee Bucks (2004-05), Golden State Warriors (2003-04) and the Houston Rockets (1992-03). As a member of the Rockets coaching staff the organization claimed a pair of NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995.
Jim and his wife, Christine, have two daughters, Ashlen Clare and Layla Blue.